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JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico. For more information about JSTOR, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Wyche Family. 103 write to him, to whome in England he shall Assigne it ov r to for yo r use. And if please God that this bee, Helpe our Deare Mother & our goode Sisters and Brothers if there be any oc- casion ; for I give yo u it with this intent And I doubt no lesse of yo u But y* you will pforme it, (if such a thinge should happen) ; the seas are soe troublesome that I dare not venter to take my sister Dorothy over w th me But I would not have yo u thinke it is for want of good will for I vowe to God it is not nor to none of all that is not wantinge, But shall doe for any of yo u the uttrmost of my power. I cannott close butt tell yo u that since v"* last letter, I have bine dangerous sicke, the Doctor & the Apothecary hath had of me sixe pds. But thanks bee to God I am well recovrd, And soe w th my love to my Brother Edmund, my cousin Ann, my Brother John's wife & to all our friends in genii And my humble Dutye to my Deare Mother: And my love to ou r good Brothers & sisters & my Deare love unto yo r selfe w th my prayer to God for all yo r healths & happines I rest Yo r Lovinge Brother to his powr till death William Moulle. London, Queens Armes in Beear Lane y e 18 September 1653 WYCHE FAMILY. (Continued from page 62.) The old vestry books of St. Andrew's Parish, Brunswick County, show that on Dec. 6th, 1735, at a meeting of the vestry, Henry Wyche was appointed to procession the land. This was 6 Henry 2 Wyche, previously mentioned in this record. At another meeting held on Nov. 8th, 1751, 11 William 3 Wyche was appointed to procession the land, and at a court held in Brunswick Nov., 1752, he was "recommended to His Honor the Governor as a proper person to be added to the commission of Peace for this County." At a court held in Brunswick Aug., 1758, Henry Wyche, Gent., was recommended for the Com. of Peace. This was 40 104 William and Mary College Quarterly. Henry 4 Wyche, who in 1799 was Deputy Sheriff, and in 180 Comr. of Revenue, Greensville County. 56 Peter 5 Wyche (40 Henry 4 ) moved to Georgia and ac cording to family tree had sons 66 Henry, 67 Albert, 68 Alfred and 69 Christopher. 57 William 5 Wyche (40 Henry) had two children, 7< William, who moved to Huntsville, Ala., and married a distan relative Anne Rebbecca Wyche, and 71 Thomas Peter. 58 Henry 5 Wyche (40 Henry) lived in Greensville Countv He married first Clara Walton, and had 72 Frances R. Wyche who married Geo. E. Taylor and had Wm. Henry, Martha C Eliza R., Sarah, Frances W., Georgia Ellen, and Jesse A Taylor. The latter married Rebecca Wyche dau. of 79 Joseph Wyche. 73 George B. Wyche, 74 Nancy R. Wyche. 5$ Henry 5 married secondly Nancy Cooke, sister of Watkin Cooke, of Greensville, and their children were, 75 Sarah, mar ried Jos. Riland. 76 Emily, married Irvin Walton, "]"] Martha Married Wm. Cato. 78 Ira E., 79 Joseph. 78 Ira E.° Wyche (Henry 5 ) born 1809, died March 15 1874. He married Jan. 1, 1836, Ariadne Powell and had 8< Sarah E., who married W. P. Walker. 81 Georgia A. marriec L. A. Guy, 82 Lila, married R. B. Moody. 78 Ira E. marriec secondly Sarah J. Powell, sister of his first wife, and thei: children were 83 Rebecca, married S. W. Lee, 84 Walte: Henry, married Roberta Cato. 85 Benj. W. Wyche. 79 Joseph Wyche (Henry 5 ) born March, 1816 died Dec. 28, 1892. married May 26, 1836, Margaret Harri daughter of Robert Harris. Their children, 86 Robert Henry 1837-62. 87 Rebecca, married Jesse A. Taylor. 88 Willian Peter, born Dec. 31, 1841, killed at Malvern Hill, July, 1862 89 James Watkins, born 1844, killed at Manassas Aug. 30 1862. 90 Mary, 91 Joseph Bevill, 92 George Ira. 93 Mat thew H. 73 George B. c Wyche (Henry 5 ) married Jane Sykes, am had, 94 Rebecca G., 95 Clara A., 96 Sarah J., 97 Ellen, marriec Mr. Newsom. 98 daughter, married Mr. Faison. 85 Benjamin W. 7 Wyche (Ira E.°) Treasurer of Greens ville County, born Feb. 14, 1856, married Dec. 6, 1876, Matti. Wyche Family. 105 E. Green, daughter J. W. Green, of Greensville. Issue, 99 Rena May, 100 John Ira, 101 Edward, 102 Lila, 103 Mary E., 104 Benj. W., 105 Mattie E., 106 Anna, 107 Sarah J., 108 Lundy, 109 Minnie A., no Laurice. Marthe Wyche Putney, daughter of 30 Mary C. Wyche and David Putney, was born 1796, and in 1813 married Dr. Kinchen T. Wilkerson, of Nashville, Tenn. There was no is- sue from this union. She married secondly, in 1823, Micajah Autry, of North Carolina, and they had James L. Autry and Mary Autry. In 1835 Micajah Autry and family removed to Texas, and he was one of the handful of heroes who so gloriously defended the Alamo. He was killed there March 2, 1836, and his name is second on the monument commemora- tive of that tragic event. His only son Col. James L. Autry, born Jan. 8, 1830, married June 16, 1858, Jeanie Valliant, daughter of Denton H. Valliant. He commanded the 27th Miss. Reg't, C. S. A., and was killed at Murpheysboro, Tenn., Dec. 31, 1862. He left one son, James L. Autry, Jr., now a prominent attorney of Beaumont, Texas. James L. Autry, Jr., born Nov. 4, 1859, married June 24, 1896, Allie K. Kinseve. Issue, James L. Autry and Allie May Autry. Mary Autry, daughter of Micajah and Martha Wyche Autry, born Feb. 7, 1826, married in 1842, James M. Greer, and had four sons, James M., Robert, Edward, and Hal Wyche Greer. Wyche Greer, a son of Hal Wyche Greer, is the pres- ent city treasurer of Beaumont. 31 Nathaniel 3 Wyche (25 Nathaniel 4 ), Jan. 24th, 1790, Middleton Fletcher, and they had issue, in William, who died young, 112 Anne Rebecca, 113 Alphonzo, 114 Augustus, 115 John Fletcher. He died before 1806, as is evidenced by the sale of his father's lands, Greensville County. 112 Anne Rebecca Wyche, married first 70 William Wyche, and they had two children, 116 Octavia Aurelia and 117 Marcella, died in infancy. Octavia A., born Aug. 13, 1813, married in 1848, William M. Otey, of Huntsville, Ala., and their children were Imogen Wyche, who married William Fields, of Castlewood, Va., William Walter, Mary, married 106 William and Mary College Quarterly. John M. Hampton, Matthew Wyche, Laura, Lucile, married John B. Walker, of Luray, Va. Anne Rebecca married secondly John Kirkland, and had William Wyche Kirkland, died in infancy, and Elise Isadore, who married Dr. James P. Burke. 113 Dr. Alphonzo 6 Wyche married twice. By his first wife, Bettie Caldwell, he had 118 Claude, 119 Nathaniel, 120 Ernest. His second wife was Miss Dooley, and they had one son, 121 William. 114 Augustus 6 Wyche married Margaret Crittenden, and they had, 122 Margaret, 123 Laura, 124 Augusta. 115 Dr. John Fletcher 6 Wyche, of Huntsville and New Orleans, married Lucinda Wright, of Huntsville. Issue, 125 Chambers, 126 Robert Emmett, 127 John Fletcher, 128 James Egbert, 129 Olivia, who married Dr. Jas. L. Sandidge, of Shrieveport. 126 Mat. Robert Emmett' Wyche, married Kate Hammi- ter and removed to the vicinity of Shrieveport. He served in the C. S. A. through the war, attaining the rank of Major. After the war he was for fifteen years sheriff of his Parish. His children were, 130 Chambers, 131 Emmett, 132 Hammiter, 133 James, 134 Lucinda, 135 Harriet, 136 Lela, 137 Kate, 138 Minnie, 139 Exine, 140 Josephine. He died Sept. 26, 1889. 127 Mat. John Fletcher 7 Wyche, of New Orleans, mar- ried Mary Peebles, a descendant of the Brunswick County family of that name, and they had one child, 141 James Wright 8 Wyche. After the capture of New Orleans he moved to New Iberia, La., where he organized a company of militia, and was elected Captain. He served in the campaign west of the Mis- sissippi. Subsequently he was promoted to the rank of Major. He died Nov. 29, 1901. 141 James Wright 8 Wyche, of New Iberia, La., married Lucy Harrison of Virginia, a niece of Prof. J. A. Harrison, University of Virginia. Issue, a daughter, 142 Julia Malone 9 Wyche. 55 Benjamin F. 5 Wyche (48 Benj. 4 ), of Sussex, had three children, 143 John, who married Miss Schoolfield, and died without issue. 144 Jane, who married Francis Rives, no issue. Peter Francisco and His Descendants. 107 145 Juliana Frances, married Hugh Clark Belches, of Sussex, and had issue, Benjamin Belches, who was a Major, C. S. A., and Julia Belches, who married Robert Dunn, of Petersburg, and had daughters Fannie and Julia Dunn. Fannie Dunn mar- ried Judge Joseph Budd, of Petersburg, and their children are Robert, Joseph, William, Fannie, Julia Wyche, Samuel and Josephine. These are the only living descendants of this branch of the Wyche family. (To be continued.) PETER FRANCISCO AND HIS DESCENDANTS. 1 (From the Richmond Enquirer, January iy, 18 31.) Obituary Notice. Died — On Sunday, in this city, after a lingering indisposi- tion, Peter Francisco, Esq., the Sergeant at Arms of H. of Delegates — and a Revolutionary Soldier, celebrated for his ex- traordinary strength, his undaunted courage, and his brilliant feats. The House of Delegates have determined to pay him the honors of a Public Funeral, and to bury him with the honors of war. The House have accordingly adjourned until to-morrow. The Resolutions passed on this occasion, and the Encomiums that were paid to the old Soldier's memory, are de- tailed in our account of the Proceedings of the House. (Proceedings in the House of Delegates, January iy, 183 1.) Death of Peter Francisco. Mr. Yancey 2 said, that he had the painful duty to perform, of announcing to the House, the death of Peter Francisco, late seargeant at arms of this body. He had yesterday received a message from him, expressing, as his last dying request, a wish to be buried with military honours. Mr. Y. had prepared two or three resolutions for the occasion, which he would now sub- mit: !See Quarterly XIII., 213-219; XIV., 6-8. 2 Charles Yancey, of Buckingham Co.